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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Dietary Changes: Child's age unknown which makes it difficult to be specific. Constipation occurs from inadequate dietary fiber & water, also toddlers & childr ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience Endodontics
Till U get 2 dentist: If you don't have swelling and are otherwise in generally good health, you can take 600 mg (3x200mg) Ibuprofen (motrin/advil) and 2x500mg of tylenol, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
OTC Pain meds: That's about all you can do at home. Dent temp from your pharmacy may help, too. Get to a dentist asap.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Lot;, what's "best"?: Lots of laxatives work fast. What do you mean by "best"?Safe? Active? Occasional or more often use? Why are you constipated? Diet? Inactivity? Lack f ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
+/-: You can try cranberry juice (but not if on warfarin). Because people have variable responses to cranberry juice - i recommend that you receive antibio ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Fluid, fiber,etc: Fluid intake, fruits, veggies, whole grains, flax seed (not the oil), beans and legumes, oils, activity all help to move things through. Non prescript ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Fiber,herbs&exercise: Even here in america i've found no better remedy than the classic ayurvedic tonic triphala. A diet rich in fiber from fruits & vegetables is important ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Cattey
41 years experience General Surgery
Diet changes: Try to increase the amount of water anf fiber in you daily diet. You can easily do that by eating more fruits and vegetables, or cereal and bread wit ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Royal
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
NO: If your baby is having more than 5 stools a day, not making wet diapers or difficulty with feeding or vomiting, please take him/her to the doctor. Yo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gloria l Ciccone
36 years experience Pediatrics
Dietary changes: Start by avoiding sugar containing beverages and refined sugars. Eat brown rice, toast, bananas, almonds, nuts, broiled fish and chicken. Drink ginger ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda: Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda, 1 tsp in 12 ounces of water.
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Very serious!: High blood pressure is a vey serious disease with devastating consequences. There are things you can do to help, weight loss, exercise, relaxation ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Patience: Many things have been tried but patience and time cure most upset stomaches. Ginger, anise and other herbs were originally reported to help but carefu ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diet and fluids: A good high fiber diet and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids should do the trick...Nothing more nothing less. 80-100 ounces of fluids p ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
19 years experience Family Medicine
Integrative therapy: Alternative treatments for depression include acupuncture, hypnotherapy, biofeedback, meditation, coaching, and herbal supplementation. St. John's wo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Midol, advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, etc... Of course, they shouldn't be taken all at once.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Keep hydrated, take a multivitamin, have support system.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Try these tips:: Avoid milk as it can increase mucus production in many people. Increase your water intake to help loosen the phlem. Take a hot shower and breathe th ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Indeed: Warmth. Warm tea with homey. Tums (calcium carbonate). Honey. Homepathic nux vomica. Homeopathic pulsatilla if the food was too rich. Enzymes. Pepperm ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory McCarty
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not really: The differential diagnosis of tachycardia (rapid heart rate) is broad and is dependent on the rhythm your hear is in. There are some serious causes s ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Gould
Specializes in ADHD and Autism
Senna: Senna, found in prunes, is an excellent home remedy for hard stool. Mineral oil, increase fluid and fiber intake are also helpful natural remedies.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out this link.: Water, prunes/juice, fruits and veggies would help. God bless u. http://m.huffpost.com/ca/entry/3832072/.
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